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Essentials 2nd Edition Complete Set - Volume 1

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Everything you need to teach

Reading, Spelling, Grammar, & Vocabulary

  • Differentiated instruction
  • Three levels of spelling and vocabulary
  • Discovery-based instruction
  • Engaging activities
  • Meaningful practice
  • Scripted lessons
  • Extensive helps and teacher tips
  • Phonograms
  • Spelling Rules
  • Parts of Speech, punctuation rules, capitalization rules
  • Efficient vocabulary instruction with prefixes, suffixes, and Greek and Latin roots

Recommended for

  • Ages 8 to adult
  • Anyone who wants to learn why English words are spelled the way they are
  • As a spelling, grammar, and vocabulary program for Grades 2-6
  • Struggling readers age 8 and up
  • Struggling spellers age 8 and up
  • Students with dyslexia


  • None

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Volume 1 Complete Set

This set includes all the components of Essentials needed to teach the first semester of the curriculum.

    The second half of Essentials, Volume 2, is currently in development. To teach the second volume, you will need to add the Volume 2 Teacher's Guide, Workbook, and Morpheme Cards. 

    Teaching multiple students?

    Each additional student will need:


    If you are teaching a struggling reader age 8 or above, you may wish to add:

    Our Phonics with Phonograms iOS app is a great way to hear and practice phonograms on the go!

    Handwriting Styles

    • Students may complete Essentials 2nd edition lessons with either cursive or manuscript handwriting; the sample text is in a standard bookface font to allow greater flexibility.
    • Choose your second set of Phonogram Game Cards (using the drop down menu above) according to which handwriting style the student is using.

    Students who Struggle with Handwriting

    Volume 2

    Volume 2 of Essentials is currently in development and scheduled for release later in 2017. Learn more.

    Product Details

    SKU: PE2CCS1 - Essentials 2nd Edition Volume 1 Complete Set - Cursive
    SKU: PE2MCS1 - Essentials 2nd Edition Volume 1 Complete Set - Manuscript

    Weight: 12.8 lb. 

    Essentials Teacher's Manual

    • 632 pages
    • Full color
    • Casebound textbook

    Essentials Student Workbook

    • 320 pages
    • Paperback

    Logic of English Cursive & Manuscript School Fonts © David Occhino Design.



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